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. a ray of hope for a couple that can really use it. we're going to be here for a long haul. that promise from president obama to the people of the garden state. >> from the air and on the ground, mr. obama got an up close, firsthand look at all of the carnage, and together they met with dozens of families that lost their homes, their businesses and in some cases both. >> we are here for you. and we will not forget. we will follow-up to make sure that you get all the help that you need until you rebuild. >> and the president reiterated he's ordered federal agencies to cut through any red tape. the top priorities, restoring power and clearing roads in mass transit. for nomillions are still in the dark tonight. entire neighborhoods are under water. and getting life back to normal, that's definitely going to be a long haul. bruce johnson is in ocean view, new jersey tonight with more on what those folks are going through. bruce. >> reporter: hey, derek. it's actually ocean grove. and this small town like the other jersey towns that we've been talking about all evening long steel reeling from
in east riverdale. we're at the scene. debora, what can you tell us so far? >> reporter: well, anita, i can tell you that what started out at 7:30 tonight as a sheriff's deputy trying to serve a protective order at this house behind me ended up, neighbors say, with a mom watching her son die. listen to how this all went down. >> a deputy sheriff with the prince george's county office respond to 6312 63rd to serve a protective order. >> reporter: that man was identified only as frank. they say frank's mom opened the door. >> while he was in the home, a male subject appeared from the rear of the house displaying a firearm. >> reporter: that's when captain nancy rigly says the deputy sheriff shot the 39-year-old man. >> i hear the ambulance. >> reporter: frank died at the hospital. >> he was a problem with police before. >> reporter: the deputy sheriff wasn't hurt. he's now on tryempora administrative duty. >> he's a tenured law enforcement officer. >> reporter: prince george's county sheriff's office says they're not going to confirm the person's name. they're not going to give out the na
at its best, all the petty differences that consume us all seem to melt away. >> reporter: that was earlier this week. >> i drove by a group of protesters today, out there chanting "four more years" our chant is "five more days." this is lime for real change. when i'm elected president, we'll bring change to america. >> attacks cut that favor is wealthy is not change. >> reporter: it is friday, saturday, sunday, monday, four days to go. >> we'll have to come up with a new slogan tomorrow. >> reporter: the 225,000 maryland voters voted by the end of tuesday night. i should have said by the end of last night, but it is close, abc news posts obama 49, romney 48. some say obama 49, romney 47. anyone can make a difference. new consumer confidence survey is up. tomorrow, watch the last unemployment report before the election. it is close and anything can make a difference. >> it is. gary. so are you getting a little tired of politics? a four year old little girl burst into tears after hearing about the election again on npr. >> i'm tired. i'm tired of uncle bama and mitt romney.
johnson. thanks for joining us. life for most residents in new york and new jersey is gradually getting back to where it had been before hurricane sandy. in new york carpool restrictions have been lifted, and most subway lines are running. power has been restored to all but a 10th of new york city residents. warming centers remain open for those still without lek tries. schools will be open tomorrow for 1 million new york city school students. governor christie is urging schools that have not open to be creative to get students back to the classroom. >> we've got a lot of work to do but we've already accomplished a lot, from 2.7 million people out of power, we're down to under a million in less than six days of work so we're making progress, doing the things we need to do. you know i will continue to ride herd over these folks and make sure what needs to get done will get done. >> gas continues to be raged but the governor says he hopes to lift that order soon and he insists there is no gas shortage in the statement he says the long gas lines should subside now that refineries are runni
and orlando. that's for election day. let's talk about wednesday for us. we're talking a nor'easter. the wednesday morning commute will be dry. the evening commute could be wet. the track is still uncertain. this thing could miss us or this thing could give us rain, wind and even snow. we have new information still coming in to the office. we'll let you know with an update in just a bit. >> okay, sounds daunting. thank you, topper. as many of you get ready to cast your ballots tomorrow, there's a good chance some of you are wondering, does my vote even move the meter? debra alfarone took to the streets tonight to find out. >> can i ask you guys a question? >> reporter: on the eve of the day when most will cast their ballot, tonight the question is. >> do you think your vote counts? >> i don't know. with like the bush/gore election, like the electoral college. >> reporter: ah, the electoral college. you can google it but when it gets 270, you're the president. >> does your vote count? >> yes, it does. i'm from northern virginia. >> we're from new hampshire, so i think it does
. just click on campaign 2012 and be sure to join us tomorrow night. we'll have complete election coverage for you of all the races all day. anita? >> while we don't have to worry about bad weather here, tomorrow we know it plays a part in voter turnout. here's topper with a look at what voters in the battleground states can expect and the nor'easter we're tracking for wednesday. tough. >> we'll start with the battleground states. good news, the weather will cooperate across the 48 contiguous states anyway. we'll start out west, nevada and colorado. gorgeous sunshine. 70s, low 80s in las vegas. fantastic in colorado. sunshine, temperatures in the 60s. 65 with sunshine in denver. that's really pretty nice. we'll move up to wisconsin and iowa. a little different story here. not a huge storm. these folks are pretty hardy. a little bit of light rain and or snow mixed in wisconsin. maybe 40 milwaukee. i think des moines will stay dry. i think we'll have sunshine in western iowa. that's pretty good. ohio fantastic. chilly but sunshine. 40s across the board except for cincinnati. sunshin
slurs, cruel stereotypes being used. >> jay-z rapped about it in 99 problems. but in a department with their fair share of problems, they want to make clear that a video should not be wanted. >> it is orchestrated to be put on youtube and a spoof on driving while black. but like i said before, there's nothing funny about this video. it goes against the value of the community and the police department. the two officers were suspended with pay. it's not clear if they were off duty or paid to be in that video. >> i've got to ask you, are these officers african american? >> yes, they are. >> thank you. >>> tonight, a former chief behind bars accused of molesting several students and police worry there may be more victims out there. he was a student the potomac school where coleman worked. police discovered three or girls who were vic -- three other victims who were victims. authorities are now asking anybody who might have been a victim to come forward. >>> a concerned mom in rural missouri force a potential massacre. her 20-year-old son was apparently planning to go on a shooting spr
this all means. >> reporte anita used the word legendary. patraeus wrote the book on how the cia conducted campaign. he changsd the wars in iraq and -- changed the wars in iraq and afghanistan. >> he was revered. >> he's described by many as the most influential and the most important general of his generation. >> reporter: that was his legacy until friday when it was revealed the fbi had begun an investigation of e-mails he exchanged with 39-year-old journalist paula broadwell, the author of a book about him. patraeus called his behavior unacceptable and said after being married for 37 years i showed extremely poor judgment by engaging in an extramarital affair. president obama accepted the -- he said he witches them the very best at this time. patraeus, a military phd changed the war in iraq and afghanistan. >> he's enormously important. >> reporter: usa military writer and author of the iraq book "a chance in hell" jim michael. >> he was foundering around in the early years of these wars, and he really helped set the strategy and the direction of the u.s. military in both those wars. >>
. >> and now finally the voting by us and our neighbors to choose a president. >>> this is 9 news now. good evening on this election neat. what seems like the longness next is all but done. it really looks like president obama is going for a second term. here is a look at the vote so far. 50% of mitt romney, 48% for the president. and now to the electoral vote, 272 to win, mitt romney with 187 an obama with 148. but again, some key swing states seem to be going to the presidents direction. >> and we should note we saw both president obama and mitt romney campaigning quite a bit in virginia and that is because it is a battleground. they have 13 votes up for grabs and they are both trying to get the voters support. tonight, peggy fox and andrea yeah richmond are out there. first to peggy. >> reporter: well, first of all, if you have been watching you saw governor george allen con seed to tim kaine. so excitement, joy here at the democratic head quarters but not too much because we are waiting for the results to come in and home that obama can pull it there. think is the democratic chair of t
to implement the medical marijuana law that passed back in 2010 the washington guardian sent us videotape of president obama calling for decriminalization eight years ago. his posture as president has been far different from his posture as a candidate in 2004. as gary nurenberg looked into the story he found d.c. may soup be facing some unintended marijuana consequences from its own law. >> reporter: for more than two years d.c. has been trying to get its bureaucracy ready to handle the new medical marijuana law and it is not ready yet. as d.c. was doing that a president who smoked a lot of dope when he was a kid has led an administration recently cracking down on other cities offering medical marijuana to sick patients whose doctors have prescribed it. the washington guardian posted the video. >> and i think that we need to rethink and de criminalize our marijuana laws, and i'm not somebody -- but i'm not somebody who believes in legalization. >> reporter: that was then. >> from november 20101st 1 through today -- from november 2011 through today there have been more medical marijuana di
of v.a. checks being paid out using social security numbers of dead americans. the unknown dead monument has a definitive link to the spending too. we are tracking the money sent to maintain this century-old maryland monument and others across the country paid out as a part of the 2009 economic stimulus package. but tonight the veterans administration's own internal watchdog says that the agency cannot determine whether or not they spend the money effectively at the cemetery or other projects because they don't have an effective way to prioritize projects or measure if they really help stimulate the economy. wusa and the washington guardian added up all the internal investigations at the department of energy, department of education, and 27 other federal agencies that spend stimulus money, finding more than $5.8 million had been misspent, lost to fraud, or questionable in other ways. our reviews on the program and spending on the american recovery reinvestment act indicates the numbers are likely to grow. investigators in the government agency that spent the money continue their
of us wondering what could possibly be next? >> having trouble keeping up? debra alfarone walks us through it. she's in northwest d.c. where paula broadwell was spotted a short time ago. >> reporter: derek and anita, she's the woman at the center of this high-powered scandal. until now paula broadwell has remained largely out of sight. that is until tonight. she's in northwest d.c. take a look at this video shot earlier. she's basically captures her in her brother's apartment. d.c. attorney in his mount pleasant home. she's in the kitchen, apparently preparing dinner. if you're finding it tough to keep up with the twists and turns of this drama, here's a rundown. was it really just friday when we found out the affair between the very much married, now former cia director david petraeus and this woman, the also very much married biographer paula broadwell. >> you may know the affair came to light after this woman, 37- year-old jill kelley complained to a friend, an fbi agent. that would be this person here, that she was receiving threatening e-mails, reportedly from broadwell launch
[laughter] craig: don't you be coming here with your cameras. looking at us. we're folks that live in the dark. right, geoff? geoff: that's right. craig: dark for dark business, i says. dark for dark businesses. me and geoff baggins here, we go looking for the precious. right, jop? geoff: that's right. craig: and when we find the precious, we're going to send it to the department of water and power. [laughter] you know who i think has got the precious? geoff: who has got the precious? craig: the bastard that makes himself invisible every time the uh-oh power goes off. [applause] right, geoff? geoff: right, craig. craig: be honest. do i have bad posture? geoff: you look perfectly straight to me. craig: this is the only time in the history of this show, it is so cold, i envy the horse. [applause] good night, everybody! . >>> this is 9news now. >>> no one saw this one coming, and tonight washington is trying to figure it out. legendary four star general david patraeus has admitted to an extramarital affair and has resigned as director of the cia. the fbi had begun an investigation of
. geoff: near where we used to live. craig: that's where i do my chimney sweeping. i like to go up the chimney sometimes in the afternoon and then sometimes i clean -- good night, everybody. >>> we're learning more about the consequences to our pocketbooks if the government can't stop from driving over that fiscal cliff at the end of this year. >> the congressional budget office said today if all the tax cuts and spending cuts do happen that will push the employment rate above 9% within a year. tonight virginia is planning its own cut-backs. gary nurenberg is here with that. >> reporter: gary, hearing the consequence to the budget which by law has to be balanced if the fiscal cliff can't be avoided, virginia's government has ordered every state agency to make plans to cut its but et by 4%. if those cuts actually happen legislators say it is education that gets hit hard, that it's transportation that gets hit hard. >> right now we don't have the money we need to invest so this will make things worst. >> reporter: david buliva, a democrat, on the cuts. >> the impact will be severe. y
was getting. >>> who would smack an 81-year- old lady? a coward. that's the word police are using to describe the young man what broke into a woman's home through a back window. police say he hit her, stole her computer, then ran off. it happened about nan yesterday at a home on mckinley street in northwest. today police caught up with the guy they think did it. the 18-year-old from d.c. that elderly woman is now on the mend after a trip to the hospital. >>> the name mervis means diamonds. the family-run store has diamonds by the bushel but right now there is a big fuss over the one diamond they don't have. deborah met with the mervis mate tree arc. >> no doubt you've been in your car and heard about this. but you haven't heard this. masha mervis' love story almost woman. meet the well pan behind the man behind the d.c. area diamond empire. >> reporter: it started as a marriage of convenience. see, shed escaped her native lithuania right before world war ii. she was on a six-month visa in south africa. that's when she met up with mark. they got married, then they fell in love. >> a loving mar
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us this sunday night. more details and intrigue tonight in the unfolding scandal surrounding former cia director david petraeus. we now have a name for the woman who went to the fbi setting off the investigation that revealed an extramarital affair and led to petraeus' resignation. her family now has a washington attorney in crisis management team. also new tonight, lawmakers will hold hearings to determine why congress was not kept more fully informed about that fbi investigation. matt jablow picks up the story from here. >> reporter: david petraeus is a great leader, a great patriot. >> reporter: leaders of both parties had great praise on this veteran's day for one of the country's most decorated veterans, former cia director and retired army general okay david petraeus. his accomplishments notwithstanding, most lawmakers agree that petraeus simply had to go after the fbi uncovered an affair he was having with paula broadwell, a 40-year-old west point graduate who wrote a biography of petraeus that was published early this year. >> i can't believe it, but that's what it is. >> re
. >> chief ellerby's proposal still has to be approved. he's here with us tonight. welcome. the fact is you want to move 14 advanced life support vehicles from the night side to the day side, but if i do have a heart attack at 2:00 a.m. and you moved those vehicles, will my wait time be longer, and, b, will i have access to the top of the line equipment? >> you will have access to the top of the line equipment and there's no extended wait time. it will be pretty much the same. we have approximately ten calls per hour during that time. >> how many calls per hour do you have during the daytime. >> anywhere from 20 calls per hour or 19 calls per hour. we know between 7:00 a.m. and 11:00 p.m., those are our peak times. >> you're saying twice as many calls come in here per hour at that time of day as overnight. >> absolutely. >> we've got what some has said as the modes utilized ems service in the whole country. the union alleges that you're actually down 100 paramedics, emts. shouldn't you first hire enough people before you start moving folks off the shelf. >> we believe we are full strength.
and their homes right next to the beach. they had a dance and some of us didn't make it through the dance and we're here to give them what they need. >> reporter: volunteers are working to distribute those essentials like blankets, water and diapers. all of these supplies have been donated. but some say help came too late. >> this has only been maybe a week and a half of, you know, fresh water, but for the first 5 or 6 days, no one was there. >> reporter: frustration is especially high on long island. where some of the 130,000 still without power are demanding answers from the long island power authority. >> it's like going on and on and on. end it. the power company says it hopes to have electricity restored by late tuesday. erica ferrari for cbs news for rockaway, new york. >> it's worth reporting, that new york utility says some long island residents won't get power until early next week. >>> new revelations tonight in the sudden resignation of cis director. he stepped down yesterday amid an fbi probe on harassing e- mails. the washington post reports senior law enforcement officials say the
11:00, >> hello, i'm bruce johnson. thanks for joining us this saturday. tonight more than a quarter million homes and businesses still without power in new york and new jersey. it's nearing two weeks since that super storm hit there. about 300 people protested outside of long island power authority office today. they're demanding more help. this weekend emergency crews are battling fires that started by generators and stockpiled gasoline. erica ferrari reports tonight, hundreds of volunteers boarded buses today to help out in the hard hit areas. >> reporter: possessions that once filled the homes on long beach island are now piled up outside on the street. >> it's just so sad to look at it all. >> reporter: this coastal new jersey community took a direct hit from sandy. saturday almost two weeks after the storm, many people got their first look at the damage. >> this is not my boat. >> reporter: john boil found a boat in his backyard. his 7-year-old vacation home filled with four feet of water. >> it's been through a few storms but this is absolutely the worst. >> reporter
send ground troops into gaza at any time. hello, i'm bruce johnson. thanks for joining us. tonight israel shows no signs of letting up in the attack on the gaza strip. those strikes have been expanded to target hamas's government buildings, israel also under attack as palestinian militants continue firing rockets into civilian areas including tel aviv. some reports out of the middle east say a ground war is now imminent. we begin tonight with alan in tel aviv. >> reporter: only hours after it was set up this anti-missle battery intercepted a long range rocket fired from gaza and aimed at the heart of israel's commercial capitol. five such batteries called iron dome are being deployed and three more are being rushed into production. in an expansion of the air war against hamas, they struck the movements of the prime minister overnight. attacks were also aimed at other parts of the political structure including a building where the cabinet meets. gaza is one of the most densely populated areas in the world and any escalation to non- military targets carries the risk of increased civi
all day. we will come back and we will talk about when sandy leaves us alone, is it going to get colder or warmer for the weekend. >>> the fight for state hood just got another contender. the people have puerto rico have spoken and they, too, want to become the 51st state. what does this mean for d.c.'s fight? our ken molestina has the story. >> reporter: this restaurant doubles as a kind of de facto embassy for puerto rico. now you can add excitement over the possibility of becoming the 51st state to their menu. it was here that we ran into robert alvarez. he's the founder and executive director of the world affairs council of puerto rico. for the first time puerto ricans have voted in favor of state hood 54 to 46%. >> it's more of the american residents, the citizens of puerto rico, telling congress, hey, we don't like what we have, we need to start talking about how we're going to go forward. >> reporter: of course, d.c.'s mayor vincent gray has a lot to say about this. he's a huge pro upon ent for d.c. state hood. he wants the district to be the 51st state. >> we're glad they
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the train came speeding through hitting that school bus. >>> prosecutors say large amounts of chemicals used for making explosive devises have been found at the home of an unemployed new jersey doctor, 60 year old robertox rivera faces several charges tonight being held on $1 million cash bail. police found several assault rifles and other weapons when they searched his home friday night. ridgewood police responded that house, acting on a tip. police have not said why he had the dangerous materials in his residence in the first place. >>> a crash on the new capitol belt way express lanes leaves two teenagers hurt tonight. virginia state police say a 19- year-old driver and her 18-year- old passenger were headed north on 495 when their car swerved, overcorrected and then crashed into the jersey wall in the new express lanes . the two were transported to a hospital. their injuries were not serious say police. that crash was one of two on the express lane which is officially opened today. >>> still to come on 9 news now this saturday night, new information on that horrific parade float crash in
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